District News

Press releases and news information from Bend-La Pine Schools. For media inquiries or communication-related questions contact:

  • Director of Communication and Safety Julianne Repman 541-355-1010
  • Communication Manager Alandra Johnson 541-355-1005
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Have a Problem? Visit the Peacemakers!

Video: Pine Ridge Students Learn to Keep the Peace
Jan 20, 2017
Students at Pine Ridge Elementary School in Bend receive training on how to help students avoid conflict and work together. These students serve as peacemakers during recess. We love how this prog... (more)
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All Schools Reopen Friday, Jan. 20

Snow Removal Efforts Continue at Several Schools
Jan 19, 2017
“I am sure that I join our parents and students in celebrating that we will be back in class tomorrow, Friday, January 20 – following our multiple day closure,” said Superintendent of Bend-La Pi... (more)
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34 Schools, Facilities Open Thursday

Elk Meadow, Pine Ridge, Miller , Pilot Butte Remain Closed
Jan 18, 2017
Bend-La Pine Schools will continue its rolling openings of schools tomorrow, Thursday, January 19, as Lava Ridge Elementary, Ponderosa Elementary, Pacific Crest Middle, and REALMS schools reopen. ... (more)
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FAQ: Engineering, Kenwood, Calendars and More

UDATE: FAQ on Adding Days, Icicles, and Bricks from Kenwood
Jan 18, 2017
UPDATE 6 p.m. January 18, FAQSnow Removal and Engineering Assessments: Q: When did structural engineers look at my students’ schools? A: Engineers have completed evaluations of all 38 school an... (more)
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Rolling Starts Begin at Schools

Full List of Facilities and More Information
Jan 17, 2017
“What an outstanding community of parents, grandparents, friends and neighbors we have,” said Bend-La Pine Schools Superintendent Shay Mikalson. “I know that having so many days off has been cha... (more)